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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides support services for Indigenous women and their families experiencing violence and involved with the child welfare system 
  • Works to meet the needs of women involved with both the Child Welfare Systems (CAS) and Violence Against Women Sectors (VAW)
 
Aims to create a safe and supportive means of living through collaboration with other community services and the provision of culturally based services including: 
  • Advocacy support 
  • Crisis management 
  • Cultural and traditional supports such as holistic teachings, sharing circles, ceremonies and guidance from Elders 
  • Information and education provision for mothers on their rights and responsibilities 
  • Systems navigation  
  • Work with families and Children's Aid Society (CAS) to resolve conflict
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Indigenous women and their children who are involved with the child welfare system or are experiencing or have experienced violence in their lives
Application Call to book appointment
Languages English ; Ojibway - Staff person, no services provided
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-3442
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-0816
Fax 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca/circles-of-care
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Family Support Worker; Phone: 807-623-3442 ext 8675
Site Location North Ward, former St John Elementary School site
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6
 
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Intersection Ray Blvd and Queen St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)